Tamarack Cellars 2015 Rosé of Mourvèdre, Wahluke Slope, $15

By on June 29, 2016

tamarack-cellars-rosé-of-mourvèdre-2015-bottleBest Buy! The popularity of Northwest-made rosé continues to rise, and Tamarack Cellars offers yet another example of why. Danny Gordon continues to source this from Weinbau Vineyard on the Wahluke Slope, and it’s quite a serious offering. The  peach color leads to generous aromas of dried strawberry, light cherry and lime peel with a pinch of dried oregano. Inside, it’s an easy bone-dry drink of Rainier cherry and lingonberry with a fascinating mouth feel that’s backed by Montmorency cherry tartness. white strawberry and more dried herbs. Enjoyed with a loaf of fresh crusty bread, olive oil, olives and soft cheeses. Fortunately, production of this pink has more than doubled in the past two years.

Rating: Excellent

Production: 350 cases

Alcohol: 12.7%

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Articles authored by Great Northwest Wine are co-authored by Eric Degerman and Andy Perdue. In most cases, these are wine reviews that are judged blind by the Great Northwest Wine tasting panel.

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